Upstream information

CVE-2014-3956 at MITRE

Description

The sm_close_on_exec function in conf.c in sendmail before 8.14.9 has arguments in the wrong order, and consequently skips setting expected FD_CLOEXEC flags, which allows local users to access unintended high-numbered file descriptors via a custom mail-delivery program.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having low severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 1.9
Vector AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 881284 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3
  • sendmail >= 8.14.3-50.24.1
Patchnames:
slessp3-rmail
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4
  • sendmail >= 8.14.3-50.24.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 GA sendmail
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP3
  • sendmail >= 8.14.3-50.24.1
Patchnames:
slessp3-rmail
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMWare 11 SP3
  • sendmail >= 8.14.3-50.24.1
Patchnames:
slessp3-rmail
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP3
  • sendmail >= 8.14.3-50.24.1
  • sendmail-devel >= 8.14.3-50.24.1
Patchnames:
sdksp3-rmail
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4
  • sendmail >= 8.14.3-50.24.1
  • sendmail-devel >= 8.14.3-50.24.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4 GA sendmail
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP3
  • sendmail >= 8.14.3-50.24.1
  • sendmail-devel >= 8.14.3-50.24.1
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 9345
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP3
  • sendmail-devel >= 8.14.3-50.24.1
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 9345
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 for VMware
  • sendmail >= 8.14.3-50.24.1
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 9345
openSUSE 13.1
  • rmail >= 8.14.7-92.5.2
  • rmail-debuginfo >= 8.14.7-92.5.2
  • sendmail >= 8.14.7-92.5.2
  • sendmail-debuginfo >= 8.14.7-92.5.2
  • sendmail-debugsource >= 8.14.7-92.5.2
  • sendmail-devel >= 8.14.7-92.5.2
  • uucp >= 1.07-92.5.2
  • uucp-debuginfo >= 1.07-92.5.2
  • uucp-debugsource >= 1.07-92.5.2
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2014-425


Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification.

Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP3 sendmail Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP4 sendmail Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP1 sendmail Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP3 sendmail Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP3 sendmail Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP4 sendmail Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP4 LTSS sendmail Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 sendmail Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 LTSS sendmail Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 sendmail Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP AIO 11 SP1 sendmail Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMWare 11 SP3 sendmail Released